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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Parsing XML string or content using java code

The following program is an example for parsing the XML string using code.

import java.io.StringReader;

import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilder;
import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory;

import org.w3c.dom.CharacterData;
import org.w3c.dom.Document;
import org.w3c.dom.Element;
import org.w3c.dom.Node;
import org.w3c.dom.NodeList;
import org.xml.sax.InputSource;

public class XMLParse {
  public static void main(String arg[]) throws Exception{
    String xmlRecords = "A"

    DocumentBuilder db = DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance().newDocumentBuilder();
    InputSource is = new InputSource();
    is.setCharacterStream(new StringReader(xmlRecords));

    Document doc = db.parse(is);
    NodeList nodes = doc.getElementsByTagName("employee");

    for (int i = 0; i < nodes.getLength(); i++) {
      Element element = (Elementnodes.item(i);

      NodeList name = element.getElementsByTagName("name");
      Element line = (Elementname.item(0);
      System.out.println("Name: " + getCharacterDataFromElement(line));

      NodeList title = element.getElementsByTagName("title");
      line = (Elementtitle.item(0);
      System.out.println("Title: " + getCharacterDataFromElement(line));


  public static String getCharacterDataFromElement(Element e) {
    Node child = e.getFirstChild();
    if (child instanceof CharacterData) {
      CharacterData cd = (CharacterDatachild;
      return cd.getData();
    return "";

Friday, June 11, 2010

How to load Base URL in CMS page of Magento

The following code will show the base url in CMS pages of Magneto when it executes.

{{store url=""}}